What qualifications does Tetra Tech look for in consultants?
Tetra Tech's clients include the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID),
other U.S. governmental agencies, multilateral development banks, the United Nations,
and governmental bodies around the globe. The main qualifications for consultancies
with Tetra Tech are a combination of experience and education required by the scopes
of work for projects within our five sectors. In general, this professional profile
- At least 3-5 years of post-graduate field experience, particularly in a developing
- An advanced degree related to our five sectors and associated practice areas
- Relevant geographic experience and language skills
- Experience with our donor clients, or with other professional services firms
How do I get considered for inclusion in your professional roster? Do I need to register
for an account?
Please apply on line to our General Professional Roster posting by sending your
current curriculum vitae (CV). Please include a cover letter that describes your
interest in consulting with Tetra Tech, your areas of specialization, and your availability
for long- or short-term assignments.
If you are responding to a specific job posting, please follow the application instructions
contained in the job posting. Do not apply for specific positions through the General
Professional Roster posting.
You will need to create an account if you wish to be considered for our roster and
to apply for any positions we are actively recruiting.
What format should I use for my curriculum vitae (CV)?
Please submit your CV in reverse chronological format. A template for this format
can be found here.
When will Tetra Tech contact me after I’ve submitted my CV?
Tetra Tech will contact you if your CV was added to our professional roster. If
added, you will receive an email with a link to complete a Professional Qualifications
skill section in your online profile. If an opportunity becomes available that matches
our personnel needs for a current project or proposal you will be contacted.
How do I retract my application?
You can retract your application by visiting the Check Application Status section
in your account. Once you retract an application for a specific posting you will
not be able to resubmit.
I am registered with Tetra Tech as a consultant already, and want to be considered
for a specific job opening on your website. Do I still need to apply, or can I simply
To be considered for a specific position you must apply to it, as you may wish to
tailor your CV to emphasize your qualifications for the specific opportunity. If
applicable, you should mention in your cover letter that you are already a member
of our professional roster.
What does Tetra Tech do with my information?
All personal information sent to Tetra Tech, is kept confidential, and is not shared
outside the firm. Also, we will not use your CV and/or related materials in proposals
or for any other purpose without your permission.
What is the Professional Qualification section? Is it necessary for me to complete
The Professional Qualification section is the main form that we use to enter your
skills, training, experience, and education into our professional roster. To ensure
that we have the most complete and up-to-date records about you, your skills, and
your background, completing the professional qualifications is essential. When we
notify you that you have been accepted into our professional roster, a link will
be sent to you.
How often should I update my records with Tetra Tech?
We advise that you send us updated CVs and Biodata forms every 6 months, especially
if you frequently work short-term consultancies. Please submit these to the General
Professional Roster posting. If we need other updated information in order to consider
you for a project or proposal, an ICS staff member will contact you directly.
Also, please update your profile as soon as possible with any changes to your contact
information (phone number, mailing address, email address), or if you wish to update
your experience, training, education, certifications, and/or availability for assignments.
Who should I contact with questions about Tetra Tech’s professional roster?
Please direct any questions regarding Tetra Tech’s professional roster to email@example.com.
We will make every effort to respond to your inquiry as promptly as possible. No
phone calls please.
How do I get considered for a summer or graduate intern position?
Internships are listed with other career opportunities, and the application process is the same. Please note unique application requirements in each internship posting.